BASIC (11-81)

NL 00711.145 Claims Authorization Paragraphs

8001. ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF LETTERS OF INQUIRY RECEIVED DIRECTLY TO THE DIVISION OF INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS FROM BENEFICIARIES, CLAIMANTS, ETC.

This is to acknowledge receipt of your recent inquiry. Your letter has been referred to the social security office, (  address) . Someone from that office will be in contact with you shortly.

8003. REQUEST TO SEND BENEFITS DUE A PERSON IN BARRED COUNTY TO OUTSIDE ADDRESS

No benefits are payable to the beneficiary at this time due to the regulations of the United States Treasury Department which prohibits the delivery of United States checks to residents of (  name of barred country ). In addition, the United States Treasury Department regulation expressly prohibits the recognition of the use of the power of attorney for the receipt or collection of checks, or the proceeds of checks from persons located in (  name of barred country ).

8004. CONDITIONS UPON WHICH PAYMENT MAY BE MADE TO RESIDENTS NOW IN BARRED COUNTRY

The Treasury Department restriction on the issuance of checks to (  name of barred country ) has no effect on eligibility to benefits of a United States citizen under the social security law. If and when the Treasury Department restriction is removed, or if the beneficiary moves or visits a country to which checks may be sent, all the withheld benefits to which he is otherwise entitled may be paid. However, this may be done only upon the satisfactory establishment of the beneficiary's identity and continued eligibility to the accrued monthly benefits.

8008.1 DECEASED NOT INSURED—UNCREDITABLE PHILIPPINE MILITARY SERVICE

Official records show that  (a), (b), or (c) did not serve as a member of the Philippine Scouts nor as a member of the regular Armed Forces of the United States. Therefore,  (d) or (e) no creditable service under Title II of the Social Security Act.

(a)

the deceased wage earner

(b)

the wage earner

(c)

you

(d)

he has

(e)

you have

8008.2 GUERRILLA UNIT SERVICE IS NOT COVERED

Official records show that  (a), (b), or (c) did not serve as a member of the Philippine Scouts nor as a member of the regular Armed Forces of the United States. Service in a guerilla unit only is not creditable under Title II of the Social Security Act.

(a)

the deceased wage earner

(b)

the wage earner

(c)

you

8008.3 SERVICE IN PHILIPPINE ARMY NOT COVERED

Official records show that  (a), (b), or (c) did not serve as a member of the Philippine Scouts nor as a member of the regular Armed Forces of the United States. Service in the Philippine Army is not creditable under Title II of the Social Security Act.

(a)

the deceased wage earner

(b)

the wage earner

(c)

you

8008.4 NO MILITARY SERVICE AFTER 9/15/40

Official records show that  (a), (b), or (c) had no military service after September 15, 1940. Any service prior to that date is not creditable under Title II of the Social Security Act

(a)

the deceased wage earner

(b)

the wage earner

(c)

you

8010. REQUESTING A VA RECORD CHECK IN THE PHILIPPINES — CLAIMS FIXER (TO VARO PERSONNEL)

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